Chavis Family History

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Chavis Name Meaning

Portuguese or Spanish: variant of Chaves. Variant of Irish and English Chivers. The name is also associated with PeeDee Indian origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Chaves, Chevis, Travis, Havis, Chavous, Chavers, Avis, Caris, Chavez

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Chavis Family Origin

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Chavis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Chavis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Chavis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chavis family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chavis.

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Chavis Historical Records

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Chavis Life Expectancy

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